[FM-India] VMCAI 2016, CFP

Madhavan Mukund madhavan at cmi.ac.in
Wed Sep 2 10:47:03 IST 2015

VMCAI 2016: Call for Papers

17th International Conference on Verification, Model Checking, and
Abstract Interpretation (VMCAI 2016) January 17-19, 2016,
St. Petersburg, Florida, United States (co-located with POPL 2016)


VMCAI provides a forum for researchers from the communities of
Verification, Model Checking, and Abstract Interpretation facilitating
interaction, cross-fertilization, and advancement of hybrid methods
that combine these and related areas.


The program of VMCAI 2016 will consist of refereed research papers as
well as invited lectures and tutorials. Research contributions can
report new results as well as experimental evaluations and comparisons
of existing techniques. Topics include, but are not limited to:

* Program Verification
* Model Checking
* Abstract Interpretation
* Abstract Domains
* Program Synthesis
* Static Analysis
* Type Systems
* Deductive Methods
* Program Certification
* Error Diagnosis
* Program Transformation
* Hybrid and Cyber-physical Systems

Submissions can address any programming paradigm, including
concurrent, constraint, functional, imperative, logic, and
object-oriented programming.

Important Dates
Abstract submission    Fri  4 Sep 2015
Paper submission       Fri 11 Sep 2015
Author notification    Sat 10 Oct 2015
VMCAI 2016 conference  Sun 17 - Tue 19 Jan 2016	 

Submissions are restricted to 17 pages in Springer's LNCS format, not
counting references. Additional material may be placed in an appendix,
to be read at the discretion of the reviewers and to be omitted in the
final version. Formatting style files and further guidelines for
formatting can be found at the Springer website.

Submissions must be uploaded via the paper submission site:


Accepted papers will be published in Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.

Student Travel Funding
We are in the process of acquiring funds to sponsor travel and other
costs of attending VMCAI in St. Petersburg, Florida. Only students who
are registered (or will register) for VMCAI are eligible to apply. If
you are interested, please send the following information to
vmcai2016 at easychair.org: 
* Are you presenting a paper at VMCAI? If not, then a short paragraph
  on why you want to attend VMCAI. 
* An estimate of the cost (travel and accommodation).
* Will you be able to attend the conference if we cannot fund you?
* Are you studying at a US university?
* A copy of your CV.

Program chairs
Barbara Jobstmann (EPFL and CNRS-Verimag)
K. Rustan M. Leino (Microsoft Research)

Program Committee
Bor-Yuh Evan Chang (University of Colorado at Boulder)   
Hana Chockler (King's College)
Eva Darulova (EPFL)
Rayna Dimitrova (MPI-SWS)
Javier Esparza (TU Munich)
Aarti Gupta (Princeton University)
Arie Gurfinkel (Carnegie Mellon University)  
Barbara Jobstmann (EPFL and CNRS-Verimag)
K. Rustan M. Leino (Microsoft Research)
Francesco Logozzo (Facebook)
Madhavan Mukund (Chennai Mathematical Institute)
Peter Mueller (ETH Zurich)
David Parker (University of Birmingham)
Andreas Podelski (University of Freiburg)
Nadia Polikarpova (MIT CSAIL)
Philipp Ruemmer (Uppsala University)
Roopsha Samanta (Institute of Science and Technology)
Martina Seidl (Johannes Kepler University Linz)
Sanjit A. Seshia (UC Berkeley)
Sharon Shoham (The Academic College of Tel Aviv Yaffo)
Tachio Terauchi (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
Caterina Urban (Ecole Normale Superieure)
Thomas Wies (New York University)
Lenore Zuck (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Organizing Committee
Outreach Activities Chair: Ruzica Piskac (Yale University)
Treasurer & Conference Manager: Lenore Zuck (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Steering Committee
Agostino Cortesi (Universita Ca Foscari of Venezia)
Patrick Cousot (CNRS & ENS & INRIA, France and NYU)
E. Allen Emerson (University of Texas at Austin)
Andreas Podelski (University of Freiburg)
Thomas W. Reps (University of Wisconsin at Madison)
David Schmidt (Kansas State University)
Lenore Zuck (University of Illinois at Chicago)

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